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at the capitol. after a year long investigation, the panel is warning the government, as well as private businesses, to avoid poway technologies and zte corporation. those companies are among the world's leading telecommunications companies. both deny posing a threat to the u.s. >>> and venezuela's president hugo chavez wips a third term in office. the electoral council announced that chavez won by a narrow margin. it ends a bitter campaign in which chavez denied using oil control to his advantage. >>> this morning the pharmacy at the center of a deadly meningitis outbreak is voluntarily recalling all of its products. the new england compounding center says the move is just a precaution and says there is no indication any other products were contaminated. the centers for disease control report 91 cases of fungal meningitis in nine cases connected to the massachusetts health facility. seven people have died, including one person in maryland and another person in virginia. they were all treated with contaminated steroids for back pain. >>> the redskins' home struggles continue. the redskin
.s. government is suing wells fargo, accusing the bank of reckless mortgage lending. the suit claims the company misrepresented the quality of thousands of mortgages so they could be eligible for federal loan insurance. the bank had applied for fha protection, meaning if the mortgages defaulted, the government would pick up the tab. the government is seeking millions of dollars of damages. wells fargo denies the allegations saying many of the issues raised in the suit were already addressed with the department of housing and urban development. i have a feeling we've not heard the end of this, and it will drag on for quite some time. >> courtney, thanks so much. >>> a frederick, maryland brewery has created a unique way to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the civil war. they're producing a beer using a civil war era recipe. the first batch called antietam ale is being sold. the u.s. civil war museum is helping produce the beer and will receive $1 for every case sold. if you want to try it yourself, it's available at brewer's alley on north market street in frederick. >> winter bruise, change
on frederick county government and covered the local equestrian community. the sheriff's office is working with the fbi to solve the murder mystery. >>> metro blames stolen electronics for a spike in its latest crime report. the transit agency says crime is up almost 7% between january and now compared to last year. 79% of reported cases involve property damage, such as car break-ins, thefts, and arson. the other 21% include robbery, assault, rape, and homicide. those cases were reported at the anacostia rail spags. that was covered by college park and gallery place. >>> tomorrow the transit agency will hear plans to accommodate the inauguration crowd. metro plans to create a specially priced commemorative smart trip card. riders will have to pay peak time fares despite inauguration falling on the martin luther king holiday. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate next month on felony bank fraud charges. until then, the former d.c. council chairman must follow a strict sur fcurfew and other st rules. the judge set a curfew of 11:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. for brown. brown was ordered to return to co
in orlando as he hopes to keep his post debate momentum going. >>> government officials and economists are firing back after some republicans claimed yesterday's job numbers were manipulated. after the job numbers came out, former ge ceo jack welch said the government tweaked the numbers on purpose to help the president. the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8% from 8.1% but officials from the bureau of labor statistics say the numbers are almost impossible to manipulate. general electric is the minority shareholder of nbc. >>> a nail polish company with facilities in maryland is set to layoff more than 100 people at the end of the year. the company owned by revlon is closing its beltsville facility. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray says he is not worried about the 2014 mayoral election focusing instead on his current term. he dismissed a tweet yesterday that said he wouldn't run next election. he is currently under investigation for election fraud but no charges have been filed. gray appeared agitated when asked about the tweet and if he would run in 2014. >> is this based on somebody's opini
car dealership could be at risk. >>> the time is 5:20. the federal government is going after wells fargo. it's suing the bank, claiming it lied about the quality of thousands of loans so they'd be eligible for federal loan insurance. the government is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars the federal housing administration paid out after homeowners defaulted on their wells fargo mortgages. >>> a massachusetts town may be cursing the state's attorney general for bad-mouthing their ban on foul language. this summer the town of middleborough voted to approve a ban on cursing. get caught swearing in public, and you'll be fined $20. the attorney general is recommending the town change or repeal the ban. she says it violates free speech. the town says it was just tired of hearing the foul language from teenagers. >>> a lightning strike hit close to home, and it's caught on video. >> oh [ bleep ]! >> you heard it there. that big bang startled the florida woman who recorded the video last friday. a lightning bolt hit a tree and burst into flames. no one was hurt, but it destroyed the out
post debate momentum going. government officials and economists are firing back after some republicans claimed yesterday's jobs numbers were manipulated. minutes after the jobs numbers came out former ge ceo jack welch said the government tweaked the numbers on purpose to help the president. the unemployment rate dropped to 7% to 8% from 8.1%. officials from the bureau of laib statistics say the numbers are almost impossible to manipulate. general electric is the minority share holder of nbc. >>> a nail polish company with facilities in maryland is set to layoff more than a hundred people at the end of the year. simple colors owned by revlon is closing the beltsville facility and the company said it would be eliminating 250 jobs as part of a global reorganization. >>> good news for a metro rider this weekend. you don't have to deal with too much track work. crews will only be working on two lines. on the red line trains will single track between judiciary square and fort totten. on the orange line trains share a track between stadium armory and cheverly. the work continues on monday be
-private partnership to help thwart cyber attacks. leon panetta says government and business need to work together to promote cyber security. iran launched a series of sib err attacks on oil and gas companies in the persian gulf. they appear to be in retailiation for u.s. sanctions against the country. panetta called those the most destructive the private sector has seen. >>> a plane intercepted by turkey was carrying russian military equipment. the turkish military forced the syrian flight to land wednesday. state media reports missile parts, radio receivers, and other equipment was found on board. syria called the incident piracy, and russia says the search of the plane was illegal. it further heightens tensions between turkey and syria that have been firing shells at each other since last week. >>> coming up at 19 after the hour. today colorado authorities hope that they can say if the body they found is that of a missing girl or if the search should continue. today marks one week since the disappearance of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. earlier this week, police discovered a dismembered body in
the government and businesses can come together to stop cyber attacks. defense secretary leon panetta says a public-private partnership is needed to help security. it comes as iran made a series of cyber attacks on oil and gas companies in the persian gulf. they appear to be in retaliation for sanctions against the country. panetta called those attacks possibly the most destructive the private sector has seen yet. >>> western ammunition and military supplies were found on a cargo jet intercepted by turkey earlier this week. the turkish military forced the syrian flight to land on wednesday. state media reports missile parts, radio receivers, and other equipment was found on board. syria called the incident piracy, and russia said the search of the plane was illegal. it further heightens tensions between turkey and syria that have been firing shells at each other since last week. >>> 5:18. today test results could term whether a search will be called off for a missing girl in colorado. earlier this week, police discovered a dismembered body in a rural park. detectives are trying to determin
has a detention hearing tomorrow. >>> syria's government is calling turkey's interception of a syrian passenger plane an act of piracy. military jets forced the syrian air flight, which was headed from russia to damascus to land in turkey. turkish forces believe that plane was carrying military equipment to the syrian president's regime. troops seized the plane's cargo but won't say what they found. the incident heightens the attentions between syria and turkey. >>> fuelled from start to finish by doping. that's what a full report from the u.s. anti-doping agency says about lance armstrong's career. the more than 1,000-page report contains testimony from 11 former teammates. they say armstrong not only took human growth hormone, testosterone and received blood transfusions but forced teammates to dope as well. the report also details how riders avoided being caught. usada is hoping the report brings change to the sport. >> the u.s. postal service's pro cycling team ran the most sophisticated professionalized and successful drug program that we've ever seen. >> everybody knows that he
an office of pro government tribal elders in the northwestern part of the country. 25 others were hurt. no group has claimed responsibility, but pakistani taliban militants have staged this kind of attack in the past. >>> now to decision 2012. president obama and mitt romney are both hitting battleground states this weekend. the president will head to williamsburg, virginia today for debate camp. he is expected to stay there until tuesday where he'll then travel to new york for his second debate against romney at hofstra university. romney was also in virginia yesterday before heading to ohio. he'll travel through the buckeye state today making several campaign stops. >>> mitt romney's comments about cutting funding for public broadcasting are once again in the spotlight. two men are working on a million muppet march on the national mall. the organizers are hoping for a rally on the mall on november 3rd the saturday before the election. it's the -- in the first presidential debate romney said he would cut funding to pbs even though he loves big bird. that sparked an outpouring of suppo
pakistani police say a car bomb exploded killing 13 people. it happened outside an office of pro government tribal elders in the northwestern part of the country. 25 others were hurt. no group claimed responsibility but pakistani taliban militants have staged such attacks in the past. >>> now to decision 2012. president obama and mitt romney are both hitting battleground states this weekend. the president will head to williamsburg, virginia today for debate camp. he is expected to stay until tuesday where he'll then travel to new york for his second debate against romney at hoft ra university. romney will travel through the buckeye state today making several stops. >>> protests in d.c. are nothing new but one proposed protest features some unusual participants. two men are planning a rally called the million muppet march. in the first presidential debate romney said he would cut funding to pbs even though he loves big bird. that sparked an outpouring of support in favor of big bird. the men are hoping for a rally on the mall november 3rd the saturday before the election and they're planning
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